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Restoring Earth, Community, and Soul: Creating the Social, Economic, and Religious Transformations Required by Global Warming
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 178,520. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Restoring Earth, Community, and Soul is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary analysis of global warming. The book summarizes climate change in all its dimensions: causes, consequences, and solutions. It demonstrates that in all of these dimensions, two very different ways of thinking frame our understanding across all disciplines, including, most notably, science, economics, politics, and religion.
No Safe Haven: Homeland Insecurity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,670. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Retired United States Army Captain, Ken Hudnall, presents a frightening view of America's true risks of terrorism. Using transcripts of pre-September 11th Congressional hearings as the backbone of this text, we are able to see that the United States government was well aware of the vulnerabilities in our border control policy.
Capitalism 101
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,760. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Capitalism 101 is a highly anticipated "almost" textbook about capitalism. Easy to understand, logical & entertaining explanation of why capitalism works & other systems don't. "I wish you and the book the best of luck" Karl Rove "I have a particular interest in this book's subject matter" Michele Bachmann "I look forward to an opportunity to read your book" Michael Steele
Ghetto Plainsman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 195,480. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Gritty, raw and spiritual, Ghetto Plainsman chronicles one man’s triumph over humiliation, self-hatred, anger and violence in a chaotic journey between urban survival and the life-or-death struggles of the ravaged American Great Plains. This gripping parable takes us from the streets to the even more devastated American West and finally into a place of deeper healing for us all.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Urban Operations Field Manual - FM 3-06 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,750. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Urban Operations Field Manual (FM 3-06) provides the analytical tools for evaluating an urban operation to determine if the operation is necessary for overall mission success.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Operations in a Low-Intensity Conflict Field Manual - FM 7-98 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,190. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, Operations in a Low-Intensity Conflict Field Manual (FM 7-98) provides tactical-level guidance to brigade and battalion commanders and staff officers for planning, controlling, and coordinating combined arms operations in a low-intensity environment.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Multiservice Procedures for Aviation Urban Operations (FM 3-06.1) Fixed and Rotary Wing Aviation (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,770. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Multiservice Procedures for Aviation Urban Operations Field Manual (FM 3-06.1) covers the planning and conduct of air attacks in urban settings.
Shattered Relations Recounting the death of Kiwane Carrington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
On October 9, 2009, 15 year old Kiwane Carrington was shot and killed by an on-duty police officer from the Champaign Police Department. This is the recounting of the news stories, editorials, and letters to the editor published by The News-Gazette reporting on and reacting to that fateful incident. In the retelling, the need to repair the shattered police community relationship is revealed.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Police Law and Order Operations FM 19-10 - Patrols, Working Dog Teams, Investigations (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,150. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Military Police Law and Order Operations field manual (FM 19-10) covers the "law and order" duties of the military police (MP). This field manual (FM) discusses each element of the MP law and order mission.
Democracia participativa y modernización de los servicios públicos: Investigación sobre las experiencias de presupuesto participativo en Europa
Price: Free! Words: 115,380. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
En 1989, la ciudad de Porto Alegre creó el mecanismo del presupuesto participativo. En Europa, la primera data de 1994, pero no sería hasta la entrada de este nuevo siglo que la experiencia se difunde globalmente en el viejo continente. Este libro pretende analizar ese viaje y su expansión por Europa. El objetivo es dar cuenta de cómo se ha generalizado este proceso.
Municipal Waste
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,960. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Bullets fly—a city councilman is dead—and when Kurt Lvov stops hiding, he curses his new camera gig. But that’s showbiz, and since the Queen Latifah show got canned he’ll shoot anything for a buck, even shadowing the arrogant mayor of New York City.
21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine - Medical Aspects of Chemical Warfare - Nerve Agents, Incapacitating Agents, Riot Control, Toxins, Defense, Decontamination (Emergency War Surgery Series)
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 388,370. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
Medical Aspects of Chemical Warfare is a comprehensive source of the information on chemical agents, including chemical detectors and protection equipment, diagnosis, decontamination, countermeasures and therapy, and response planning, as well as the history of chemical warfare and casualty management.
21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine - Medical Aspects Of Biological Warfare - Anthrax, Ricin, Smallpox, Viral Fevers, Plague, Biosafety, Biosecurity (Emergency War Surgery Series)
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 338,100. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
From the much-referenced and highly acclaimed Textbooks of Military Medicine series, the Medical Aspects Of Biological Warfare (2007 Version) textbook reflects the critical threat posed by biological warfare and terrorism in a post 9-11 world. It addresses the weaponization of biological agents.
Diplomats & Terrorists - Or: How I Survived a 61-day Cocktail Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,380. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by MAP. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » South American
American Ambassador Diego Asencio bravely reconstructs his 61 days of captivity in Bogota, Colombia, with many other diplomats who were held by Colombia's M-19 guerrilla organization. This book is a rare look at how the captive diplomats played a large role in securing freedom. It is also testimony that, given time and effort, the honest practice of conflict resolution can bring positive results.
U.S. Army Equipment Encyclopedia: Weapons, Tracked and Wheeled Vehicles, Helicopters, Artillery, Programs, and Systems - plus the Army Posture Statement, Weapon Systems Document, Acquisitions
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 410,010. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Hundreds of U.S. Army systems - from artillery to helicopters - are comprehensively described in this detailed, up-to-date encyclopedia of Army equipment. This massive 1300-page report also includes the latest Army Posture Statement, a major government report on defense acquisitions, and much more.
2011 U.S. Army Posture Statement: Summary of Army Roles, Missions, Accomplishments, Plans, and Programs - Basic Reference on the State of the Army
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 179,550. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Here is the 2011 version of the annual Army Posture Statement - an unclassified summary of Army roles, missions, accomplishments, plans, and programs. Designed to reinforce the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Army posture and budget testimony before Congress, the APS serves a broad audience as a basic reference on the state of the Army.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Exercise Evaluation and Improvement Planning (IS-130) - After Action Reports, Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,110. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) introduces the basics of emergency management exercise evaluation and improvement planning. It also builds a foundation for exercise evaluation concepts as identified in the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP).
Breaking the Siege: Voyages of Free Gaza and the Freedom Flotilla
You set the price! Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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Supporting the Civil Rights of Gaza’s Palestinians via the Sea. Edited by Dr. Bill Dienst, Greta Berlin and Huwaida Arraf
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Deployment Basics (IS-101.a) - Domestic Incident Deployments, Homeland Security, NIMS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is designed to help prepare participants for deployment to a domestic incident.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Schools (IS-100.SCa)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,290. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) for schools.